HIGHLIGHT A fast-paced, hands-on tutorial that both teaches and entertains readers as they learn Silverlight 3 while building a complete game application. DESCRIPTION Silverlight 3 is a user-friendly tool from Microsoft that allows developers to easily add life to web applications with dynamic user features, colorful transitions, and eye-catching animations. We think it should be just as much fun to learn Silverlight as it is to use it. And we know that fun learning gets better results. Hello! Silverlight 3 is a fast-paced, entertaining introduction to Silverlight. In this book, User Friendly cartoon characters offer commentary and snide side comments, as the book moves quickly from Hello World into practical techniques. Each one is illustrated with a handson example. Along the way, readers will learn to build a simple Silverlight-based game complete with sound effects. KEY POINTS * Demonstrates a complete application built over the course of the book * Entertaining style with User Friendly graphics * Covers animations, video, streaming, and more
Bill Reiss lives in Florida, has twenty years of programming experience, and is a Microsoft MVP. He's active in the Silverlight community, and his Silverlight Games 101 tutorial series is among the most popular Silverlight tutorials on the web. Dave Campbell, also a Microsoft MVP and a member of the Silverlight and WPF Insiders Group, is the brains behind www.WynApse.com, where you'll find scores of fresh Silverlight tips, examples, and tutorials. He currently lives in Arizona.